'''Occidental College''' is a Private university|private
, co-educational liberal arts
college located in the Eagle Rock, Los Angeles|Eagle Rock
neighborhood of Los Angeles
, United States
. Founded in 1887 by clergy and members of the Presbyterian Church
, it is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges on the West Coast. Occidental College is often referred to as "'''Oxy'''" for short.
In 2017, the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings placed Occidental 27th on its list of the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the United States.
''The New York Times
'' ranked Occidental No. 20 on its list of the most economically diverse U.S. colleges and universities.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
selected Occidental as a "community engagement...